Louisiana Tech Downs Texas State 84-69 - Match Report
Louisiana Tech got 21 points from Raheem Appleby as they ran past Texas State 84-69 on Saturday at Thomas Center.
Louisiana Tech earned a straight-up victory but suffered an ATS defeat in failing to cover the 17.5-point spread.
Louisiana Tech got 15 points from Alex Hamilton and another 10 points from Isaiah Massey. Kenneth Smith contributed 4 assists, while Chris Anderson cleaned the glass with 13 rebounds.
Texas State got 13 points from Joel Wright in a losing cause and another 12 points from Reid Koenen. Matt Staff contributed 5 assists for them, while Corey Stern had 8 rebounds.
Louisiana Tech hit the break leading 36-29 before taking care of business in the second half.
Louisiana Tech won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 46-33.